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Depending on one's place in the world, it may seem like there has been very little ethics in the local, national, and global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Or, for others, it appears that ethicists are fully engaged and working overtime, from conducting covid-19 related research, holding public seminars and teaching ethics to healthcare workers, to advising politicians and policy makers.  Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic, consequent BLM protests, and decolonizing global health movements have moved at least some senior American bioethicists to state that there needs to be a new bioethics that is more attuned to 'structural injustice' and global in scope.  So where does that leave the fields of public health ethics and global health ethics? Are there any meaningful distinctions to be made in aims, scope of methodologies among the three? I will discuss some good and bad reasons for doing so, using examples.

 

Registration link: https://medsci.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMldOqorjwrGdXDyZpS1M9jr7kcoM5KwAfx 

Richard Doll seminars IN Public health and epidemiology

 Richard Doll

Forthcoming events

Infectious Disease Seminar Series: Evolutionary drivers of antibiotic resistance in pathogen populations

Monday, 03 October 2022, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building Seminar Room LG 0-1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

What is new in Polygenic Risk Scores?

Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 1pm to 2pm

Infectious Disease Seminar Series: Lessons learned - Will suffering through one pandemic help prevent another?

Monday, 17 October 2022, 1pm to 2pm @ Big Data Institute / OxPop Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Infectious Disease Seminar Series: Global molecular epidemiology of HIV-1

Monday, 31 October 2022, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI Seminar Room LG 0-1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Infectious Disease Seminar Series: COVID-19 and Kids: what have we learnt after 3 years?

Monday, 07 November 2022, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI Seminar Room LG 1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF